Notable Neighbor: Young Subway manager strives to excel


Melonie McLaurin | Daily Journal Terry Moore pays for his order at the Subway restaurant in Hamlet. Manager Jessica Robinson rings it up.

HAMLET — Fans of the Subway restaurant chain’s fresh fare will likely meet this week’s notable neighbor at the 819 W. Hamlet Avenue store.

She’s willowy, in her early 20s and friendly. She’s also the manager.

NAME: Jessica Robinson

AGE: 23

BIRTHPLACE: Hamlet

HOMETOWN: Hamlet

EDUCATION: “I have an associate’s degree for medical office assistant.”

CAREER: Manager of Subway store No. 19201 in Hamlet

FAMILY: “My parents are Dennis and Michelle Robinson. They also live in Hamlet.”

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

“I’ve volunteered at the animal shelter before, but not in a while.”

WHAT MOTIVATES HER

“I like moving to the top in my job. I haven’t been the manager for very long.”

PROUDEST MOMENT

“Graduating from Rockingham Christian Academy at 16.”

BIGGEST INFLUENCE

“My mother and my father. They have shown me a lot of stuff in life and taught me to be who I am today.”

HOW SHE UNWINDS

“I like spending time with my family and the animals. We have dogs, cats and horses. Too many to name.”

FUTURE GOALS

“To go back to school to better my career. But I love it here. I’m not going anywhere for a while.”

Notable Neighbors is a new series of personality profiles featuring Richmond County residents from all walks of life. Stories will appear in the Daily Journal on Thursdays and online at YourDailyJournal.com. To nominate a Notable Neighbor, email Corey Friedman at cfriedman@civitasmedia.com.

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